History[edit | edit source]
Throughout Pennyworth Series[edit | edit source]
Working for the Raven Society[edit | edit source]
While working for the Raven Society in Pilot, Bet is tasked with finding and capturing Thomas Wayne, who has discovered a criminal conspiracy relating to the society. Bet takes advantage of Alfred Pennyworth's feelings with Esme Winikus, taking the latter hostage and offering a trade in return for Wayne. Unbeknownst to Esme, Bet takes a liking to Esme, which she describes to her sister Peggy in Martha Kane.
Pennyworth is able to rescue Esme and keep Wayne safe, leading to Bet's arrest and death sentencing in The Landlord's Daughter. Fearing her death, Bet sends a letter to her sister, who uses her criminal assets to save Bet, unbeknownst to the public.
The New Society[edit | edit source]
When Harwood returns to leadership of the Raven Society, he works closely with Bet and Peggy whom he believes to be his closest advisors. They are present with him during the meeting with the No Name League to talk peace but feels that the Society does not need their help. She is also one of the key players in Harwood's plan to blackmail government and, along with Peggy, kidnaps the Queen. She holds the Queen hostage until Harwood's demands are met, but is eventually forced to free her when Alfred Pennyworth sabotages their plan. She is later locked up with Peggy, Harwood and Frances Gaunt.
In London[edit | edit source]
Personality[edit | edit source]
Bet Sykes is described as a wonderfully wicked and sadistic villainess who loves dancing. She is not afraid to get involved with the underground business in 1960's London.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- The Landlord's Daughter
- Martha Kane
- Lady Penelope
- Cilla Black
- Julie Christie
- Sandie Shaw
- Alma Cogan
- Marianne Faithfull
- The Heavy Crown
- The Burning Bridge
- The Belt and Welt
- The Hunted Fox
- The Bleeding Heart
- The Bloody Mary
- The Hangman's Noose
- Paradise Lost
- The Lion and Lamb
Quotes[edit | edit source]
- "Dear Peggy, I hope you're well. I'm sorry, but I'm writing to say goodbye and god bless, because, believe it or not I'm in the tower of bloody London for something I did not do. Please remember me when I'm gone. Your loving sister, Bet xxx"
- —Bet's letter to her sister, Peggy
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- She likes dancing and is fascinated with the idea of Esme Winikus' dancing.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Promotional images[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Character Profile on Epix website.